Penn State beat Iowa for the first time since 2007 on Saturday at Beaver Stadium to improve to 5-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Big Ten. Iowa fell to 3-2 and 0-1 in the conference.
-The Nittany Lions' quarterback shuffle continued on Saturday. Rob Bolden started for the sixth game in a row but Matt McGloin played in eight of the team's eight possessions. Bolden played one possesion in the first quarter and one in the third. McGloin finished 12-of-19 for 133 yards and tossed a touchdown and an interception. Bolden was 3-of-7 for 31 yards passing and rushed three times for 13 yards.
-Cornerbacks D'Anton Lynn and Stephon Morris did not play on Saturday. Lynn is still recovering from a head injury sustained two weeks ago against Eastern Michigan while Morris tweaked his ankle last week against Indiana. Defensive coordinator Tom Bradley said after the game that both could probably be ready to go next week against Purdue. True freshman Adrian Amos started alongside Chaz Powell at cornerback and played well.
-Wide reciever and former West Catholic star Curtis Drake did not dress for the game. This is the second week in a row Drake did not play. On Tuesday, coach Joe Paterno mentioned Drake was "still fighting a little bit with me on some academic problems." It is unclear whether he did not play because of academics or the leg injury that has limited him all season.